In California: The End of the Gig Economy?

"Under both California and federal law, the question whether an individual worker should properly be classified as an employee or, instead, as an independent contractor has considerable...

2018 California Legislative Update

Following are a few legal changes that went into effect in the last year in California. Ban-the-Box: Section 12952 of the California Government Code replaces Section 432.9...

Upcoming Changes for Employers

For information on changes to state minimum wage rates and other important topics, check our December 1, 2017, issue of the Bulletin, which you can access...

Ninth Circuit Rules on Averaged Wages

Under a recent Ninth Circuit ruling, wages may be averaged out over a workweek, instead of calculated by the hour, to determine whether an employer has...

Employment Law Changes for 2018

This article briefly summarizes federal and state law changes and emerging trends in employment law that may affect employers in 2018. State information is included...